Medicine Buddha Anywhere: Winter Blues & Tibetan Medicine in The Digital Age

An Online Conversation on Seasonal Affective Disorder In partnership with Medicine Buddha App with Amchi Dr. Namgyal Qusar | Dec 11th, 2021, 7 PM ET | Live with Re-Plays

Join Amchi Dr. Namgyal Qusar, Tenzin Metok and the Tibet House US | Menla community for an online introduction to Tibetan Medicine and live digital discussion on thriving during the winter season using the complimentary perspectives and remedies found in Western and Traditional medical traditions.

Medicine Buddha Anywhere: Winter Blues & Tibetan Medicine In The Digital Age is the inaugural session of a monthly series Co-Hosted by Tibet House US | Menla & The Medicine Buddha App presenting the work, ideas and projects from the leading hearts and minds of the Tibetan Medicine community working around the globe.

Tibetan Medicine, or Sowa Rigpa (གསོ་བ་རིག་པ) is a unique 2,500-year-old system of integrative medicine that uses predictive diagnostics and targeted prevention to personalise a holistic healing system for patients.

Hosted on Zoom and simulcast on Facebook these monthly gatherings are open to all those interested in Holistic Healing, Sowa Rigpa, the Buddhist Inner and Outer Sciences and are looking to learn more about Tibetan Medicine’s approach to healthy living, mental health and Seasonal Affective Disorder.

In this evening discussion we will explore:

  • How the History of Tibet and Sowa Rigpa are connected and central to one another’s cultural identity
  • What Sowa Riga: Traditional Tibetan Medicine is and how it is practiced today
  • How the Men-Tsee-Khang Tibetan Medical & Astro-science Institute preserve and transmit the healing sciences of Tibet
  • What Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is and is not, it’s symptoms and diagnosis 
  • What Tibetan Medicine say about Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) & mental wellbeing
  • What a Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Case study looks like & how it presents
  • What resources, supplements, and lifestyle and diet suggestions Tibetan Medicine offers

Evening will conclude with a Q&A with Tibetan Medicine doctor Amchi Dr. Namgyal Qusar moderated by Tenzin Metok.

This online event will be simulcasted live on Facebook with re-plays and bonus materials provided via All Proceeds Help Support the Medicine Buddha App & Tibet House US | Menla.

Live Online Talk and Q & A with Access to Replays

Amchi Dr. Namgyal Qusar

Amchi Dr. Namgyal Qusar, Medicine Buddha's Clinical Lead, is a teacher, researcher and clinical practitioner of Tibetan Medicine. He graduated from the Institute of Tibetan Medicine (Men-tsee-khang) College in 1987 with Kachupa Degree and then with Menrampa Degree in 1997 and was awarded a Gold Medal from the Board of Alternative Medicine in India.

Dr. Qusar has served as Deputy Director of Research & Development Department at Men-Tsee-Khang, where he pioneered the development of health products line called Sorig, he has also served as the General Secretary and Registrar of the Tibetan Medicine regulatory body, the Central Council of Tibetan Medicine based in India.

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About the Medicine Buddha App

Through a THUS | Menla’s sponsorship, this app will allow you to make donations to directly sponsor the medical training of aspiring Tibetan doctors at the Men-Tsee-Khang in India!

Men-Tsee-Khang is the largest and oldest Tibetan Medical & Astro-science Institute, established in Tibet by HH the XIII Dalai Lama in 1916 and re-established by the XIV Dalai Lama in India in 1961.

To educate each doctor it costs $5000, plus $500 in administrative and other fees. When you choose to use the Medicine Buddha app you are supporting a 100% Tibetan employed team and helping to expand the influence and reach of Tibetan culture internationally.

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